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Kumbhalgarh Festival – an opportunity to see the best of Indian culture!

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Kumbhalgarh Festival, one of the most important and culturally enriching festival brings India’s finest performers at one place. Simply mesmerizing!

Kumbhalgarh Festival, one of the most important and culturally enriching festival is celebrated on the highest peak of the Aravalli Hills. The festival has been celebrated in full swing for the past 6 centuries. The festival takes place on top of the Kumbhalgarh Fort. The fort is at a height of 1014 meters above sea level. The fort is located on the west of the Aravalli Hills in the district of Rajsamand, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The closest commercial hub to Kumbhalgarh is Udaipur. Udaipur is about 88 km away from the fort.

Kumbhalgarh is named after its creator Maharana Kumbha who was a great promoter of Indian martial and fine arts, architecture and learning. The fort is also a World Heritage Site. It is a magnificent Mewar fortress. The basic purpose to build this medieval fort was to protect the kingdom from invaders.

Kumbhalgarh Classical Dance Festival is the place where India’s finest classical musician, artists, and renowned dancers assemble and give their best performances. Among the highlights of this festival includes the dance performance by local artists which get full encouraged by the audience as well. Some games like musical chairs and tug of war are also organized for young children.

Here you will get to witness the fort like never before. It is well-lit and full of locals and tourists. Some of India’s finest performers sing and dance to classical tunes. It makes you feel as if you are in an old Indian fairy tale. The festival showcases young men circling and dancing to enchanting beats of enormous drums. On the other hand young girls form another circle and sing folk songs while each other with colored water. The entire scenario is lively and joyful.

If you want to see the best of Indian culture, classical music and dancing, then you must visit the Kumbhalgarh Festival. It will leave you in awe and you would want to go back.

 

 

BUNDI FESTIVAL 2017

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Bundi festival includes a colorful Shobha Yatra, arts & crafts fair, ethnic sports, cultural exhibition, classical music & dance program, turban competitions, bridal clothing, musical band competitions, and a sparkling fireworks display.

Bundi is a picturesque location in the Hadoti district of Rajasthan. The palaces and forts of Bundi have a fairy tale feel about them.The town is quite isolated from the maddening rush and crowd of adjoining cities and thus at times appears like a beautiful frozen painting.

The Bundi Festival is celebrated in the month of Kartik (October-November) and includes several spiritual and traditional activities. It is a remarkable cluster of traditional art, culture and craftsmanship and visitors are left charmed by its magnificence.

The Aravalli range dotted with forts and palaces gives you a fairytale feeling during your India travel. The Bundi Utsav is not only a major occasion in the state but also an important festival of India. The otherwise isolated town becomes a bustling one with the Utsav date approaching. This festival in Rajasthan is integral to the month of November.

Bundi Festival Date – 06 – 08 November 2017

The program includes a colorful Shobha Yatra, arts & crafts fair, ethnic sports, cultural exhibition, classical music & dance program, turban competitions, bridal clothing, musical band competitions, and a sparkling fireworks display. Early in the morning, after the full moon night of Kartik Purnima, women and men clad in attractive colorful costumes light diyas or lamps on the banks of River Chambal and seek blessings.

Even outside the festival dates, for any traveler who is passing through southern Rajasthan, Bundi is a great halt, as it has great heritage hotels and traditional Havelis to offer along with affordable delicious Rajasthani cuisine.

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CHANDRABHAGA FAIR 2017

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You cannot miss the opportunity to visit Chandrabhaga fair, during your trip to Rajasthan. This fair is a rare mix of trade and festivity. 

Every year, the Chandrabhaga Fair in Rajasthan welcomes thousands of visitors and participants from all over the nation. It is held at Jhalrapatan, situated at a distance of about six kilometers from Jhalawar, in the month of Kartik (October and November).  This year dates are 03/11/2017 – 05/11/2017. This fair attracts travelers, pilgrims and explorers alike with rituals and traditions practiced in this region. A lot of pilgrims assemble on the banks of river Chandrabhaga during the fair and participate in this gala event.

The festival, named after the river Chrandrabhaga, is considered very sacred by the people of Rajasthan. People travel from far just for a dip in the river as they believe this will purify their souls. A huge cattle fair is also organized here, where livestock such as cows, horses, buffaloes, camels, and bullocks are purchased from various parts for resale. The fair includes several spiritual and traditional activities. During the fair, the Department of Tourism organizes activities over a course of 3 days like traditional Deepdan, Shobha Yatra, and various competitions as well as cultural evenings.

You cannot miss the opportunity to visit Chandrabhaga fair, during your trip to the city. This fair is a rare mix of trade and festivity.  Folk music mesmerizes everyone and colorful art & crafts are best to shop in the fair. Competitions like Matka race, Tug of War, Turban Tying, Rangoli Making, Cattle competitions, Moustache Competition are best for fun.

While you visit this fair you can also explore other tourist attractions nearby as Jhalawar is a relatively small town and easy enough to get around on foot, but there are plenty of auto – rickshaws, cycles – rickshaws and Tongas.

Tourist Attractions:

Following is a list of major tourist hotspots of the region that are worth a visit:

  • Jhalawar Fort
  • Bhawani Natyashala
  • Government Museum
  • Chandrabhaga Temple
  • Gagron Fort
  • Bhimsagar
  • Fort Of Gangadhar
  • Kakuni
  • Rein Basera
  • Dalhanpur

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    MATSYA FESTIVAL 2017

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    MATSYA FESTIVAL is renowned for its colorful processions, cultural performances, an array of sporting events and impressive artistic exhibitions.

    Dates: 25th November to 26th November

    The Matsya festival of Alwar held in November over two days is the foremost of all fairs and festivals of Rajasthan. It is celebrated to glorify the prosperity, traditional values and colorful customs of the region. This festival is renowned for its colorful processions, cultural performances, an array of sporting events and impressive artistic exhibitions. The magnificence of Alwar’s numerous palaces and forts, lakes, hunting lodges, archaeological sites and thick forests, make it a delightful setting for a flamboyant celebration.

    Matsya Festival – The Pride of Alwar

    The two-day Matsya festival includes many adventure sports such as parasailing, hot air ballooning and zorbelling ball. An exciting and adventure-filled army exhibition is part of the festivities and is usually held at the Company Bagh venue. Health enthusiasts can take advantage of the yoga camp which is a part of the festival and organized in the morning hours at the same venue as Army exhibition. People from all over the Rajasthan as well as outside come to attend this unique festival in Alwar. The Matsya festival is believed as a festival to show respect to the forefathers and their culture.

    Traditional Games Are Played with Gusto by Locals

    Rumal Jhappatta’ is a sport in which players have to show their speed skills in grabbing a handkerchief(rumal) kept on the ground before the other team does. Rassa Kassi is the local version of the popular game tug-of-war and played by women in their colorful traditional attire. Teer Andazi is archery and one of the popular games at the festival that’s played by locals with bows and arrows made with native materials.

    The Matsya Festival also includes Alwar Darshan of local sightseeing which helps tourists get a closer look at the lifestyles and customs of the local populace and the popular tourist destinations of Alwar. An archeology exhibition called Dharohar is also held at the festival destination. Children can take part in the drawing and essay competitions held on the occasion. This year children enjoyed some of the best movies made especially for them at the Children’s film festival held on the 2nd day of the Matsya Festival. Shehnai-wadan or flute recital by eminent artists is one of the highlights of the festival. There are many other types of competition and contests involving native folk dances, songs and music that keep the audiences enthralled for two whole days.

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